2020 U.S. Child Abuse Statistics:
470,297 victims of neglect
101,961 victims of physical abuse
57,963 victims of sexual abuse
39,652 victims of psychologically maltreated
The highest rate of child abuse is in children under age one.
1,750 children died due to abuse.
Indiana Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline
If you suspect a child is being abused or neglected, call the hotline. It is available 24/7.
You can report abuse and neglect anonymously.
Do not wait for someone else to make the call. Your call may be the critical first step in protecting a child.
Signs and Symptoms of Child Abuse
It is critical to learn the signs and symptoms of child abuse so that if you suspect a child is being abused, you can report it immediately.
Child Welfare Information Gateway has produced a guide on the signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect. Click below to download a copy.